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Ramin defends Ph.D. dissertation

IDEAL student Ramin Bostanabad successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation, titled Quantification of Microstructure Induced Uncertainty in Multiscale Materials with Random Processes, today in the Mechanical Engineering conference room. Congratulations, Ramin! Following his planned graduation this quarter, Ramin will start as a postdoc here in IDEAL.

IDEAL attends USACM UQ workshop

Prof. Wei Chen and two IDEAL students, Anton van Beek and Tianyu Huang, attended the USACM Thematic Conference on Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) in Computational Solid and Structural Materials Modeling, held on January 17-18, 2019 on the campus of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference was sponsored by the USACM UQ Thrust Area. Prof.

Univ. of Wyoming Trip for NSF DEMS Project

For the NSF sponsored project (award #1662435 , #1662509, #1753770), “Concurrent Design of Quasi-Random Nanostructured Material Systems (NMS) and Nanofabrication Processes using Spectral Density Function”, collaborators from Northwestern University (PI Chen), University of Wyoming (PI TeYu Chien), and Leigh University (PI Ganesh Balasubramanian met at University of Wyoming in August 2018 for research discussion and

Ph.D. Graduation 2018

Two Ph.D. candidates, Xiaolin Li and Yichi Zhang, graduated this June. The two joined the alumni of IDEAL after successfully defended their Ph.D. dissertation, titled ‘Interphase Modeling and Data Analytical Approaches for Polymer Nanocomposites Design‘ and ‘A Data-driven Approach for Heterogeneous Materials Design‘, respectively. IDEAL faculty and students threw a party to celebrate their graduation.